File No. 763.72111/3060

The Secretary of State to the British Ambassador (Spring Rice)

My Dear Mr. Ambassador: Referring to previous correspondence in regard to the return of British subjects to England for military service,1 I beg to advise you of the receipt of a letter from the Attorney General, dated the 4th instant, wherein he states that his Department is in receipt of a full copy of the charge by the United States, judge in the case of the United States vs. Blair et al., in San Francisco, and that if you have not already received a copy, the Department of Justice will be glad to have one sent to you.

The Attorney General adds that he is at the present time devoting his entire attention to the preparation of his annual report, but that he will shortly communicate with this Department again in the matter, when he will be glad to arrange for a conference with you, as suggested by this Department.2

I am [etc.]

Robert Lansing
  1. Ante, pp. 764, 766, 767, & 771.
  2. No further correspondence filed.